Choose the theme of the party
Before taking any steps, you should choose the theme of the baby shower because if you like to take care of the details to the maximum, you may want to guide the rest of the elements of the meeting (decoration, table, food, invitations…) around that theme. At this point, creativity is your best weapon. You can guide the party taking as inspiration a children’s story, a funny animal associated with the baby (storks, monkeys, owls, koalas, ladybugs, elephants, sheep, hedgehogs, dinosaurs, unicorns…), an activity that alludes to early childhood (circus, park, universe, zoo, clouds, ice cream, sailor…) or even around children’s toys (Lego, cars, superheroes…). If you don’t like any of these ideas, you can always choose to decorate in the classic shades of pink for girls and blue for boys if the sex of the baby is already known.
Prepares the invitations and send them
Now that you are clear about when, where, and what theme will guide the baby shower, it is time to send the invitation to the event. Do it with enough time so that people can block their schedule to be present at the appointment. The invitations can be on paper or in digital format (email, WhatsApp…). You can design them including any of the reasons chosen for the theme. To do this, you can use free design tools that are very easy to use, such as Canva.
If the guest list is not very extensive or you have a small budget to organize the baby shower, you can choose to create a group on WhatsApp including all the guests or even a group on Facebook, so that everyone is automatically informed Summoned to the birthday party.
Design and prepare the decoration for the baby shower
You will have to spend some time thinking about what decorative elements you need to decorate the baby shower: balloons, pennants, tablecloths, napkins, banners, flowers, confetti, furniture, jars, diapers… Keep in mind the deadlines if you are going to buy any perishable item such as plants – wait until the last minute so that they look as beautiful as possible. Again, your budget and craftsmanship will dictate your decisions on how to decorate a baby shower. If you like the DIY world you can make your own creations. If you opt for it, keep in mind that you will have to start preparing the decorations some time in advance. And what better way to get inspired than to see a few baby shower decoration ideas?
Plan the menu
What to serve at a baby shower is another of the most frequent doubts when we have to organize the birth party. Again, you have the option of delegating the preparation of the buffet to professionals or you can get down to work together with a group of accomplice assistants (family and friends) and bring to life the delicacies that you will taste during the meeting.
Don’t forget to think about entertainment
Making the baby shower invitations online emotional cards, fun and original is essential for those who organize it, don’t you think?To do this, what better than to think of a few games to entertain the attendees. Here are some ideas…
- Guess the baby’s gender: If the baby’s gender hasn’t been revealed yet, it might be a good time to do it in a fun way. You can have a betting contest to see who wins and finally communicate the solution in a funny way, for example, by blowing up a black balloon with pink or blue confetti inside depending on whether it is a girl or a boy.
- Who’s Who: Ask partygoers to bring a photograph of themselves as babies and place them in a basket at the entrance of the baby shower invitation cards. When the time comes for the game, each of the images will be shown individually and the guests must try to guess who the baby in the photograph is.
- Blindfolded Diaper Change: A game that needs little explanation. You will only need a doll similar in size to a newborn, a few diapers, and a scarf to cover the eyes. Each of the guests must make a diaper change to the doll and whoever does it in less time wins.
You shouldn’t spend time playing games either, think that the guests will surely love having the opportunity to chat with the rest and, above all, with the future parents.